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Is he a splash?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Crowberry1982, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Crowberry1982

    Crowberry1982 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking my BLRW roo is a splash. He has some dark and light feathers in his tail. What do you guys think? He is about 5 months old.

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  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    No I wouldn't call him a splash by any stretch, he just seems lightly colored and less definite penciling/lacing, he's still a looker though. I don't like alot of breeds but a good looking well bred BLRW are very nice birds to behold.
     
  3. Crowberry1982

    Crowberry1982 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, it was those bluish/black tail feathers that were throwing me off. All I know about him is the mother came from sand hill.
     
  4. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would say he is a splash
     
  5. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any time there are blue any thing there well be splash here and there
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:Well now that does change things............... now knowing it's just a mixed hatchery stock bird, it could have any number of crosses mix in there to get those tail colors.
     
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    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't get it???
     
  9. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would say splash
     
  10. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is a light Blue, the "Splash" will be white including the underdown with some blue or spots of black appearing, not a shade of blue.. he is simply a color cull anyway as his blue is still uneven.
    It is no wonder so many state that they hatch Black birds from thier splashes if that is what they are calling a splash.
     

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